Almost 200 dead in Japan flash floods

No less than 195 individuals have been killed in avalanches and surges caused by heavy rains in Japan since the previous couple of days.

CNN cited Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga, saying that 42 individuals were unaccounted for, while two people were affirmed missing.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe went to the rain-hit Okayama Prefecture on Wednesday, studying the harm from above in a helicopter, calling it the “scars of the awful harm of substantial rain.”

Amid his visit, he likewise went by a clearing focus and inferred that his legislature was endeavoring endeavors to manage the emergency. The Japanese Prime Minister went by Kurashiki and met with the Okayama senator.

Last Thursday, the rain started and the force grabbed from Friday. Throughout the end of the week, a few sections of Japan got between 300 to 500 millimeters (12 to 20 inches) of rain.

Hiroshima, Okayama and Hyogo prefectures were the most exceedingly terrible influenced prefectures, accepting more than 500 millimeters of rain, and a few urban areas were totally immersed in a couple of hours, according to the report.

As the lanes were loaded with water, several individuals were compelled to escape their homes, while the individuals who were stranded took protect on open housetops.

The flooding ended up serious as a significant part of the precipitation happened over a sloping area and streamed down to the fields, causing overwhelming flooding.

75,000 responders have been conveyed for inquiry and protect tasks in the influenced regions.

Almost 17,000 family units are still without power, and telephone lines are down over numerous prefectures.

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